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The DuPage County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to initiate a process to dissolve the North Westmont Fire Protection District. When dissolution is complete, the North Westmont Fire District will be the fifth unit of local government DuPage County dissolved. For full details, please see DuPage County Board’s Press Release.

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Highway Garage features “Drive Thru” Drop-Off

Downers Grove Township Highway Department, in cooperation with AVA E-Recycling of Addison IL, offers all Township residents recycling for electronics hardware products every third Saturday from 8am to noon at the Highway Garage located at 318 East Quincy Street, Westmont IL 60559. This service is very convenient. […]

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Pardon Our Dust!!

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Remodeling work beings April 9th.

Downers Grove Township begins interior construction on Monday, April 9th to replace doors, locks, and counter spaces in the Township building located at 4340 Prince Street in Downers Grove. Township offices will remain open with normal business hours during construction. The project timetable runs through the end of May.

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Downers Grove Township houses the Fish Food Pantry within our building. This non-profit organization provides much needed food and clothing and has been in existence for almost 48 years, 32 of those years at the township.

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LED Lighting Installed

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Improved workspace lighting saves money!

On November 10th and 11th while offices were closed, Downers Grove Township switched out 35 year old failing fluorescent fixtures to new LED panels all across the main floor. Almost 100 new LED light panels reduce eye strain on employees, and drastically reduce power consumption. Reduced power consumption leads to […]

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A host of statistics suggests that American children are experiencing stress at new levels: suicides among adolescents have quadrupled since the 1950s; only 36 percent of 7th graders agreed with the statement “I am happy with my life;” http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/how-stress-affects-your-child/
Middle School students are offered stress management lessons by our Life Skills Teachers. For […]

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An AARP Smart Driver Course will be held on Saturday February 11, 2017, 8am – 4pm at the township office. Drivers age 50 or older will learn defensive driving techniques, safe driving strategies, new traffic laws, and rules of the road. Participants will qualify for a discount on their car insurance. Lunch is provided. Call […]

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Since 1985 the Downers Grove Township has been the caretaker of Oak Hill/Oak Crest Cemeteries. Oak Hill and Oak Crest cemeteries are located between Maple Avenue and Howard Street, in unincorporated Downers Grove, and Lisle Township.

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Founded in 1946 and with a current staff of 3350, one of the country’s premier research labs, Argonne National Laboratories, is in Downers Grove Township.

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“I Learned Something New!”

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Hot, Hot, Hot was the 90-degree weather on Saturday, September 23rd. It may have slowed down Township seniors, but did not keep them away from the Annual Car Care Clinic at the Westmont Fire Department. Over 40 cars were brought to the event for a safety inspection!

Grateful seniors took advantage of this unique opportunity […]

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From Supervisor Mark Thoman: “The Village of Downers Grove revised their Zoning Ordinance and created a new INP-1 class of properties that applies to us. In order to bring our location in line with the new zoning classification, we are voluntarily petitioning the Village to consolidate our five contiguous properties and rezone them to a […]

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Downers Grove Township employs Human Services staff and a Case Worker who can provide information, resources, assistance (if qualified), connections, collaborations and education for youth and help for seniors. For more information on our programs, visit our website at www.dgtownship.com or call us at (630) 719.6610.

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The DuPage County Forest Preserve District is developing a Plan for the Future and wants to hear from residents! The District’s comprehensive master-plan process will help guide projects and initiatives over the next five years. The planning process depends on community input gathered from hosting public meetings at locations throughout the county.

District 2 — Sept. 26, […]

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Township Supervisor Mark Thoman will accept applicant resumes with cover letters for a Township Trustee vacancy on the Board of Trustees that occurred effective September 1, 2017. Interested residents should mail, email, or drop off a resume and cover letter on or before 4:30pm on Friday September 29, 2017. No applicants will be […]

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Advance Health Care Directives are written, legal instructions that enable you to express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself. A Living Will describes the type and extent of medical treatment that you desire for end-of-life medical care. A Durable Power of Attorney for Health […]

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